Monthly Archives: August 2019

Wrangler Rooted in Tennessee

Wrangler kicks off new Rooted Collection of jeans and tshirts from cotton grown and sewn in the US. Eugene Pugh from Halls in the...

Farm Bureau Fighting to Close the Digital Divide

High-speed internet access is needed to improve the sustainability of rural America. Chad Smith has more.

New Opportunities for American Beef Exports

American beef producers get new opportunity to market product to the European Union.

Protecting Our Farms for the Future

Sheldon Hightower is the State Conservationist in Tennessee for USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service. Tennessee NRCS

A Grassroots Effort

It's that time of year again - time when Farm Bureau members are gathering across the state at policy development meetings to discuss topics...

Learning All Summer Long

Each summer, four students are chosen to spend the break from college with the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation. Julia Knaggs, Makenzie Moorehead, Lindsey Parsley...

79th Tenn. Farm Bureau Presidents Conference

County Farm Bureau Presidents gather with other ag and political leaders to learn and discuss more about state's top industry.

Anticipation Building for a Strong Crop

As Tennessee row crop farmers get set to begin harvest, the anticipation for a really good yield is coming into focus.

New Chancellor on the Job

Dr. Donde Plowman has been appointed as the ninth chancellor of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.   More on Chancellor Plowman

Distressed Counties Get Spotlight at Rural Opportunity Summitt

It is no secret that Governor Bill Lee is focused on making sure Tennessee, all of Tennessee, has a bright future.

Solar Farm Powers Research

You may not know it, but there is actually a solar farm with a Tennessee Welcome Center right smack in the middle of it...

Holding on Tight

Today's Tennessee and American farmers are battling through some tough times in farm country, and the message that American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall...

Ag Leadership Tour

About thirty Tennessee farm and ag industry partners recently took part in an Ag Leadership Tour throughout the Midwest visiting farms and agribusinesses.

A New Era for Ag Research

Dr. Hongwei Xin is the new dean of Ag Research for the University of Tennessee.   Hongwei Xin begins new role

Dealing With the Ups and Downs

Tennessee row crop farmers are entering the harvest season as corn is drying down, they just wish prices would go up.

Be a Visual Thinker

World-renowned animal care specialist Temple Grandin was in Tennessee recently and she spoke to a full crowd in Cookeville for Tennessee Tech University.

The ‘Polar Coaster’ is Coming

We still have some three weeks of Summer left but many of us have already felt a hint of Fall in the air.  But...

A Crisis for Critical Care

There's no doubt rural areas of Tennessee are taking a blow with the closure of local hospitals. TFBF Rural Healthcare Policy bulletin Tennessean story on rural...

Popularity Growing for Cell Culture

Like it or not, cell-cultured meat is here to stay, at least say those like Julie Anna Potts, CEO of the North American Meat...

Voices Heard

Tennessee congressman Dr. Scott DesJarlais has been traveling the 4th District over the Augus recess and he recently took time to meet with nearly...

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